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Wine pairing suggestion (BYOB)?

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annamcporter May 3, 2010 09:40 AM

I have a special wine that I want to enjoy with a friend - it was a birthday gift - without doing a whole cooking and cleanup at my place, so I thought that going out to a BYOB restaurant to enjoy would be nice.

The bottle is not expensive: Casalone Maripsoa Brachetto 2001 - a sparkling rose on the sweet side. If I end up cooking at home, are there any suggestions for food pairings with this wine? I don't have a specific cuisine in mind.

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    Taralli RE: annamcporter May 3, 2010 09:42 AM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6984...

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      suzysue2 RE: annamcporter May 6, 2010 09:12 AM

      A classic pairing with Brachetto is chocolate.

      1. hotoynoodle RE: annamcporter May 6, 2010 10:01 AM

        it's also great with fresh strawberries and cream but i'd have a back-up plan. brachetto is best drunk young for its lively fruit flavors and fizz. i think your '01 is likely over the hill.

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